The finalists for the Scottish Knowledge Exchange Awards 2018 have been revealed, reflecting an impressive diversity of business-academic collaborations involving 13 universities in Scotland.
The awards, run by Interface, recognise, reward and celebrate impacts achieved through collaborative business and academic partnerships.
One of the judges, Dr Stuart Fancey, Director of Research and Innovation at The Scottish Funding Council, said:
“The calibre of entries to this year’s awards was very impressive – as was the diversity. From collaborations involving small businesses to our national health service, today’s shortlist reveals an exciting range of business-academic partnerships. The Scottish Funding Council is delighted to see universities and innovation centres playing such a strong role in the successes of Scotland’s businesses and public sector.”
The awards ceremony will be a celebration of business-academic partnerships at Royal Bank of Scotland Conference Centre, Gogarburn, Edinburgh, on Thursday, 22 February. The afternoon’s programme includes a diverse range of speakers from business, academic and knowledge exchange.0